Man fatally shot following car crash in West Garfield Park

The man crashed into another car in the 3800 block of West Madison Street. A man inside the other car then shot him multiple times, police said.

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A man was shot to death Saturday afternoon in West Garfield Park following a traffic crash, according to Chicago police.

Elijah Fields, 30, was driving about 4:20 p.m. when he collided with another car in the 3800 block of West Madison Street, police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said. A man inside the other car then pulled out a gun and fired multiple shots before fleeing the scene.

Fields was struck several times and was pronounced dead at Mount Sinai Hospital, officials said.

No one was in custody.

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